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Published: 7/25/2017

Injection Molding: Time for Another Look at Non-Return Valves
First and foremost, they must seal properly, and check valves with stepped angles or radiused seats perform the best.

Published: 6/27/2017

Injection Molding: Are You Using More Than 65% Of Your Barrel Capacity?
If you are, you are inviting Murphy—as in trouble—to the party.

Published: 5/31/2017

Clamp Tonnage: More Is Better...Right?
Determining the correct tonnage provides a foundation that must be rock-solid to avoid flash and damage. But applying excessive force can create problems with the part, mold, and machine.

Published: 4/25/2017

How to Duplicate a Process From Press to Press
To adopt the right approach you must distinguish between machine and plastic parameters.

Published: 4/5/2017

Bozzelli Offers At-the-Press Injection Molding Training
Scientific molding guru John Bozzelli walked a sold-out class through the basics of scientific injection molding at Molding 2017.

Published: 3/24/2017

How to Pick, Remove, and Replace a Nozzle Tip
This small component can cause big problems. Here’s my procedure for picking and replacing yours.

Published: 2/27/2017

15 Things to Know About Servo-Driven Injection Machines
Drive technology for injection molding machines has been continuously evolving, and servo motors have become widely used in a variety of roles. Here’s what molders need to know about today’s servo drives in terms of cost, performance, ma...

Published: 2/25/2017

A Simpler Way to Calculate Shot Size vs. Barrel Capacity
Let’s take another look at this seemingly dull but oh-so-crucial topic.

Published: 1/26/2017

Analyze Moisture Before Processing
If you want a stable process and parts that function properly, you must monitor the water content of the resin before molding.

Published: 1/4/2017

Plastics Technology’s Most Popular Know How Columns in 2016
Temperature, pressure and time ultimately dictate plastics processing so it’s not surprising that Know How columns from industry experts on these topics are consistently among the most popular on our site.